Protecting, managing and enforcing IP rights in Africa

Protecting, managing and
enforcing IP rights in Africa

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Helping you get the deal done
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Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights in Africa

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‘The whole team’s reliability, decisiveness, precision and dedication is veritably unique.’

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our services

IPvocate Africa is a commercial law firm focusing on the protection, management, and enforcement of IP rights in Africa. We also advise on contract and distribution law. Established in 2012, we have successfully assisted clients, including multinationals from Europe and North America in their dealings in Africa. We aim at providing to each client the most time and cost-effective solution. Our commercial law practice  is governed by the same ethos that led to the creation of our firm: to offer high-quality service in Africa by trained and experienced lawyers.

Trade Marks

We help protect your valuable assets as trade marks all over Africa.

Anti-Counterfeiting

We assist you in acting against counterfeit and pirated goods.

Contracts

We tailor your contracts to your wants and needs.

Geographical Indications

We accompany you in securing protection for your GI.

Domain Names

We ensure you have a strong and protected internet presence.

Copyright

We ensure your creative works are protected and your rights recognised.

Commercial Law

We advise in all aspects of commercial law to allow your business to thrive on the continent.

IP Audits

We audit the value of
your portfolio before you engage in any transaction.

Patents

We secure the rights to your invention in Africa.

Film & Entertainment

We assist you in protecting and defending your rights in the entertainment industry.

Designs

We protect the look and feel of your products in Africa.

Internet & GDPR

We help you overcome challenges and comply with GDPR.

Our Philosophy

Just Africa – we do not pretend to cover the world. Instead we focus on Africa

Meet Our Team!

MARIUS SCHNEIDER
ANNABELLE THONET
NORA HO TU NAM
NAWSHEEN BUCKRALLY
RUBINA CATEAU
KHEITE VELVINDRON
ELODIE DINAN
"The firm has an outstanding IP practice which cuts across Africa, they bring practical solutions to client’s problems and are quick to respond to correspondences."
The Legal 500
"One of the world's best trademark lawyers, Marius is extremely bright and has a wonderful personality- all of which makes cooperating with him a delight."
World Trademark Review